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Church of England urged to transform its attitude to discrimination

April 22, 2021
Church of England urged to transform its attitude to discrimination

The Accord Coalition has welcomed the Final Report of the Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce, but urged the Church of England to evidence its commitment to racial justice by leading its schools away from operating religiously discriminatory practices that indirectly discriminate on the grounds of race.

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Catholic school set to become the first in Northern Ireland to turn into an integrated school

April 16, 2021
Catholic school set to become the first in Northern Ireland to turn into an integrated school

Plans for the first Catholic school in Northern Ireland to become an integrated school have taken a major step forward due to Northern Ireland’s Education Minister having offered their formal consent for the proposal.

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Southampton Council threatened with legal challenge for excluding humanists from Religious Education committee

April 9, 2021
Southampton Council threatened with legal challenge for excluding humanists from Religious Education committee

A local authority has agreed to reconsider its rejection of a humanist member joining its Religious Education committee after receiving a legal threat.

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Wales leapfrogs England on curriculum progress

March 18, 2021
Wales leapfrogs England on curriculum progress

Inclusive education in Wales has taken a major step forward thanks to the passing by the Welsh Parliament earlier this month of the Curriculum and Assessment Bill.

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Religion and schools research updated

March 13, 2021
Religion and schools research updated

Accord has updated two resources of information that it makes freely available regarding religiously divisive and discriminatory practices in the school system.

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